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SAGE Research Methods This link opens in a new windowSAGE Research Methods is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SAGE Research Methods links over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SAGE Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more.
How to succeed in your master's and doctoral studies : a South African guide and resource book by Pt. 1. Preparing your research. Getting started -- You and your supervisor -- Scanning the field of study -- pt. 2. Planning your research. The research proposal -- Research resource management -- pt. 3. The research process. The literature review -- Conducting fieldwork -- pt. 4. The research product. The research thesis -- The Three Worlds framework -- Research design map -- Research proposals : examples -- Understanding basic computer terminology -- Resources for literature reviews -- Referencing : rules and formats -- Research ethics.
Call Number: 001.42 MOUTON
Publication Date: 2001
Constructing a good dissertation : a practical guide to finishing a Master's, MBA or PhD on schedule. by pt. 1. Foundations. The postgraduate game -- Project management -- Topics -- Thesis statements -- Dissertation structures -- Index cards -- Research basics -- Dissertation proposals -- Supervisors -- Dissertation blues -- pt. 2. The dissertation. The introduction -- The literature review -- The method -- The body -- The conclusion -- Appendices -- Formatting and formalities -- The dissertation defense (viva voce) -- pt. 3. Supporting articles. Academic writing -- Editing -- What not to do -- The Cum Laude pass -- Marking your dissertation -- pt. 4. Postscripts. Bringing it back to basics -- Online support.
Call Number: 001.42 HOFSTEE
Publication Date: 2006.
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STATISTICS AND ANALYTICS SOFTWARE
- Atlas.ti = Contact UP IT Support to download on your computer.
- SPSS = Available on all the computers in the Merensky2 Library Research Commons.
Qualitative Data Analysis with ATLAS. ti by Now updated to cover latest versions and featuring instructions for both Mac and Windows users, this book is still the go-to source of support for getting to grips with qualitative data analysis using ATLAS.ti. With over twenty years of experience using, developing, and teaching ATLAS.ti, Susanne Friese is the perfect data analysis tour guide. Aware of common challenges and sticking points, she eases readers from readying and organizing data into coding and querying it, providing not only tips on how to prepare for analysis, but also the tools and technical know-how needed to observe, examine, and discuss data. Placing quick software 'skills training' tutorials alongside different stages of the data analysis process, she gives readers the opportunity to integrate software training with their actual analysis.
Call Number: N 658 RESEARCH FRIESE
Publication Date: 2019
SPSS statistics for dummies; 3rd edition. pt. I. Getting started with SPSS -- pt. II. Getting data in and out of SPSS -- pt. III. Messing with data in SPSS -- pt. IV. Graphic data -- pt. V. Analyzing data -- pt. VI. Making SPSS your own : settings, templates, and looks -- pt. VII. Programming SPSS with command syntax -- pt. VIII. The part of tens.
Call Number: Electronic book
Publication Date: 2015
WRITING TIPS & RESEARCHER INSPIRATION
Writing a Dissertation for Dummies by Chapter 1: So You Have to Write a Dissertation Chapter 2: Thinking About a Research Question Part II: Getting Set Up for Your Dissertation Chapter 3: The Structure of Your Dissertation Chapter 4: Getting Started Chapter 5: Finalising Your Research Question, Dissertation 'Type' And Considering Ethics Chapter 6: Reading Efficiently and Taking Useful Notes Part III: Getting On With Your Research Chapter 7: Researching in Libraries and the Using the Internet Chapter 8: Creating Your Own Empirical Data Chapter 9: Analysing Data And Drawing Conclusions Chapter 10: Staying on Track Part IV: Writing and Polishing Chapter 11: Managing Your Argument: 'Writing Up' Your Non-Empirical Dissertation Chapter 12: Writing Up Your Empirical Dissertation Chapter 13: Writing Effectively Chapter 14: References, Bibliographies and Appendices Chapter 15: Sorting Out The Presentation of Your Dissertation Part V: Managing The Overall Experience Chapter 16: Your Work Habits Chapter 17: Looking After Yourself Physically and Emotionally Chapter 18: Ten Common Dissertation Pitfalls to Avoid Chapter 19: Ten Essential Tips For Completing Your Dissertation Chapter 20: Ten Items For Your Very Final Checklist
Call Number: Electronic book
Publication Date: 2012
RESEARCH DATA and RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT (RDM)
HSRC Data Sets
The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC’s research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region.